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for joining us, i'm betty nguyen. the british parliament gets its shot at rupert murdoch this morning. murdoch, his son james, and murdoch's former chief newspaper executive testified before a parliamentary committee this morning about the phone hacking scandal. a member of murdoch's board of directors is denying reports that the directors are considering replacing murdoch. but bloomberg news reports murdoch's future could depend on this morning's testimony. charlie d'agata is in london with the latest on this. good morning, charlie. >> good morning to you, betty. i think we can expect some high drama later this afternoon. some fireworks. the fact is, a lot of people are angry at the murdochs. british politicians are going to take advantage of that fact, and come out with the gloves off. now, it's rupert murdoch himself who takes center stage in the unfolding hacking drama that has engulfed his empire. >> for rupert murdoch this is the best thing that could ever happen. this is the best case they could ever have to argue against murdoch and say you have too much power. >> reporter: murdoch and
. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody and thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> even though she's been acquitted of murdering her daughter, this morning casey anthony is being called one of the most despised mothers in america and today she learns her legal fate for lying to police. karen brown is in orlando, florida, with the latest. good morning, karen. >> reporter: and good morning to you, betty. extra security is planned for this area outside the courthouse here during the sentencing hearing and basically the judge has three choices. he can give her more jail time, he can release her on probation or he can set her free for time already served. casey anthony could walk away a free woman this morning. >> we the jury find the defendant not guilty. >> reporter: just two days after being acquitted in the murder of her daughter, caylee, the 25-year-old will be sentenced on four misdemeanor counts of lying to investigators. each charge carries a maximum sentence of one year in prison but since anthony has already spent nearly three years behind bars, she could be release
. i'm betty nguyen. this morning the debt showdown in washington is focused on a bipartisan senate plan that is gaining legs on capitol hill and the white house. the proposal from the so-called gang of six calls for deep budget cuts and new revenues. joel brown is in washington with the latest on this. good morning, joel. >> betty, good morning. in this week's long battle over raising the debt limit, optimism has been hard to come by. that seemed to change yesterday, at least in the senate. we saw some republicans, some democrats, some conservatives, some liberals, coalescing around a bipartisan deal. >> it's time to get down to the business of actually solving this problem and i think we now are seeing the potential for a bipartisan consensus. >> reporter: president obama may invite congressional leaders back to the white house, now that there's a new bipartisan plan on the table, a group of senators known as the gang of six unveiled the proposal tuesday. it trims about $4 trillion from the deficit over the next decade, with $500 billion cut immediately. the proposal also includes
. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >> it is back to the drawing board for speaker of the house john boehner. the debt debate has boehner not only knocking heads with the white house but with members of his own party and now he's been forced to put off a vote on a plan to raise the debt limit. danielle knottingham is in washington with details. danielle, what is this all about? >> reporter: we're starting over again. right now everyone is upset with john boehner. they say the cuts in his package for raising the debt limit are not as advertised so he's getting heat from conservatives on capitol hill. democrats are declaring his legislation won't get through the senate, so house speaker john boehner is starting from square one. lawmakers will have to wait another day to vote on house speaker john boehner's debt ceiling plan. house members were supposed to take up the measure today, but boehner is scrambling to rewrite it after budget officials determined the proposal would not cut $1.2 trillion from the deficit as promised. >> we think
. captioning funded by cbs >> good morning, and happy friday to you. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >> we begin with another frightening collision between two commercial airliners. federal safety officials are investigating the incident at boston's logan international airport. the two jets were preparing to take off last night, both jets were on a taxiway when the wing of a delta 767 clipped the tail of a regional jet. jim armstrong of our boston station wbz reports. >> worst experience of my life. i will never fly delta again. >> reporter: this early evening collision shaking up passengers on two different flights, one a huge 767 bound for amsterdam and the smaller commuter plane headed to raleigh-durham, north carolina. >> we were on our way from washington to raleigh, and taxiing to take off and the plane clipped our plane. >> reporter: how did everybody on board handle it? >> fine, calm, uneventful. >> it was a nonevent until we figured out that we'd lost the wing and our flight, to amsterdam. >> reporter: passengers on both planes described hearing a loud bang and then feeling
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'm betty nguyen. in the words of senate gentleman mart leader harry reid, magic things can happen in congress. it's looking like it may take a magician to keep the government from defaulting on its loans. the house is scheduled to vote on it today, but senate democrats and the white house have already said it is dead in the water. danielle knottingham is in washington with the latest. is there any hope in sight? >> good morning, betty. it's hard to tell at this point. things have been back and forth all week on capitol hill. house week isser john boehner's measure will face an uphill battle today but he's pressing on despite threats from the white house and from democrats. speaker john boehner's debt ceiling plan is just hours away from its first key test. later today the house is expected to vote on the measure. it increases the nation's borrowing limit by up to $900 billion while slashing more than $900 billion in spending. >> we're in a volatile situation. it's an important vote and every member needs to be confident the vote they place. >> reporter: momentum gains wednesday af
>>> good morning, happy friday. i'm betty nguyen. >>> a startling turn in a rape case that made headlines around the world. over a month after arresting the former head of the international monetary fund, prosecutors are now questioning his accuser's story. dominique strauss-kahn is due in court in manhattan today. terrell brown is at the courthouse. >> reporter: betty what stands out is police investigators have over and over again touted how credible the hotel maid's story has been. we learn everything she's been saying may not be adding up and it could mean a big break for dominique strauss-kahn. strauss-kahn could have his bail reduced or lifted because of of his accuser's possibility. prosecutors initially stood by the woman's story. now the "new york times" reports investigators have caught the accuser in a series of lies surrounding the case. they suspect she may have been involved in drug dealing and money laundering. the maid apparently had a phone conversation with a jail inmate discussing the benefits of pursuing the charges against strauss-kahn. once considered a leading conte
funded by cbs >> good morning, everybody and thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> we begin with the brutal and dangerous heat wave that has engulfed much of the nation, the kind of extreme heat that takes your breath away after just a few minutes stepping outside. this morning the high temperatures are moving east. heat advisories, watches and warnings are posted from the central plains all along the eastern seaboard. >>> also this afternoon, for the fourth time in as many days the president and congressional leaders will try to sit down to hash out a budget deal. the talks have stalled and hopes for agreement are fading. the senate republican leader has offered another option, though, while the president issued a dire warning. so let's see how all this shakes out. we take you live to joel brown who is in washington with the latest. >> betty, good morning. short on time and high on frustration, senate republicans unveiled their debt limit plan b, while president obama was on the evening news last night spelling out the scary uncertainties as he sees it of a default. preside
'm betty nguyen. >>> talk about divided government. gop leaders had to postpone a vote on their own proposal. conservative members refused to go along. they will try again today to muster enough votes to pass the vote. danielle knottingham is in washington with the latest on this. good morning, danielle. >> good morning, betty. this was a major setback and embarrassment for house republicans. it was the second day they couldn't find enough votes to take action on their own legislation and now it has everyone here on capitol hill wondering what's going to happen next. house republicans will meet this morning to plot their next move in the debt ceiling showdown. >> we're going to keep working this thing until we find a way to pay the nation's bills and live within our means. >> reporter: last night after hours of trying to round up support, gop leaders were forced to call off a vote on speaker john boehner's plan. the proposal would raise the debt ceiling for six months and slash more than $900 billion in spending but some tea party members want deeper cuts. >> i simply cannot raise t
. >>> this morning on "the early show," what's next for the stalled debt talks. i'm betty nguyen. this is the "cbs morning news." [ female announcer ] now you can apply sunblock to your kids' wet skin. new neutrogena® wet skin kids. ordinary sunblock drips and whitens. neutrogena® wet skin cuts through water. forms a broad spectrum barrier for full strength sun protection. wet skin. neutrogena®. >>> a week >>> a week from today the space shuttle era officially comes to an end and when "atlantis" returns home to earth the shuttle program was crucial in building the international space station, but one of its greatest achievements was launching the hubble space telescope. bill whitaker takes a look back. >> reporter: at just under eight feet in diameter, hubble isn't the biggest telescope in the world yet it's a giant, revealing splendors of the cosmos with a depth and clarity never seen with human eyes. peering deep into space above the glare of earth's atmosphere, it has traced the dimmest sources of celestial light, the early sparks of creation. >> i believe that the hubble space telescope is
anthony not guilty verdict. what jurors are saying. i'm betty nguyen. this is the "cbs morning news." ♪ [ female announcer ] we all want cleaner laundry. we all want a world with fewer chemicals. we all want the best of both worlds. introducing all free clear oxi-active. a powerful new detergent without dyes or perfumes that helps get out your toughest dirt and stains. its added natural cleaning boosters help get your whole family's wash incredibly clean. tough on stains. gentle on skin. new all free clear oxi-active. >>> a huge school cheating scandal is unfolding in atlanta involving the same kind of standardized tests used all over the country. cheating was found in nearly 80% of atlanta public schools but the cheaters are not students. they are teachers and principals. mark strassmann has more. >> reporter: it's a scathing report, a decade of cheating in atlanta's school system by the adults, dozens of educators erased wrong answers on standardized tests and inserted the right ones. in all investigators accused 38 principals were accused of cheating and 82 of the 178 educators
debut. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody, thanks for joining us, i'm betty nguyen. we begin with the brutal and dangerous heat wave that's engulfed much of the nation. it's the kind of extreme heat that takes your breath away after just a few minutes outside. this morning the high temperatures are moving east. heat advisories, watches and warnings are posted from the central and southern plains all along the eastern seaboard. at least one heat-related death has been reported. and power grids are straining to keep up with demand. forecasters warn the scorching temperatures and high humidity are expected to continue for much of the week. even in parts of the country where scorching summer is expected, this is triple-digit torment. >> lazy all the time. >> it's awful. >> awful. >> burning heat. >> reporter: parts of the deep south and plains have seen 100 degrees or hotter for at least ten days in a row. and there's no relief in sight. for farmers, already counting their losses from record drought, this is not the forecast they had in mind. trey land's family has been wor
for joining us, i'm betty nguyen. it was indeed a glorious fourth. americans coast to coast celebrated the nation's 235th birthday with parades, barbecues, and, of course, fireworks. here in new york, it was the annual extravaganza over the hudson river. in chicago, thousands turned out to watch at navy pier on lake michigan. in houston, music and fireworks at the freedom over texas show. and in los angeles, a stunning display at cbs studio city. >>> in washington this morning, we can expect fireworks of another kind, as senate republicans and democrats return to work on a deal to raise the nation's debt limit. house members return tomorrow. joel brown is in washington with more on this. good morning, joel. so, what are the chances an agreement can be reached soon? >> well, betty, let's put it this way, if democrats and republicans are getting closer to a deal on the debt limit, they're taking baby steps. the senate may be cutting its holiday recess short, but it's unclear just how much work will get done. republicans and democrats remain at odds over how to raise the nation's debt lim
. good morning, thanks for being with us. i'm betty nguyen. with just a week to go to raise the debt ceiling, the partisan bickering is now getting personal. president obama took to prime time monday night and blamed republicans, then house speaker john boehner came out and blamed the president. the net result? still no deal. danielle knottingham is in washington. she joins us this morning. danielle, what's the latest there? >> reporter: well essentially this has become, as we said off the top of the show, the president has called it a three-ring circus. he did not hold back his criticism last night. the president essentially told the republicans that their plan is not good enough and republicans say the president is the one making this a crisis. president obama called for compromise in his prime time address monday night. with just one week to go until the deadline to raise the debt ceiling, he's blaming republicans for the dead lock. >> a significant number of republicans in congress are insisting on a different approach, a cuts only approach, an approach that doesn't ask the wealt
of phoenix. captioning funded by cbs >>> good morning, everybody. thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> it is a verdict that has been compared to the o.j. simpson trial. prosecutors in orlando set stunned as the jury declared casey anthony not guilty on all three counts of killing her daughter caylee anthony. outside the courthouse, anger. the jury did find anthony guilty on four misdemeanor counts of lying. she'll be sentenced for that tomorrow. an alternate juror who was not in on the final deliberations but did sit through the trial agrees with the main verdict. >> they didn't really show meive of why, you know, casey would have done what she did. they brought up the party girl aspect, doesn't make sense because they had mom and dad willing at all times to watch caylee. they didn't show us how caylee died. >> karen brown has more now on yesterday's dramatic verdict. >> we the jury find the defendant not guilty. >> 25-year-old casey anthony cried and hugged her defense team. the jury took fewer than 11 hours to find her not guilty of murder and two other charges related to her da
on this thursday, and thanks for joining us. i'm betty nguyen. >>> we begin with the increasingly tense talks to reduce the deficit and raise the debt limit. another meeting is scheduled for today. at yesterday's sitdown the talk was blunt with president obama telling congressional leaders "don't call my bluff." joel brown is in washington with the latest. >> good morning. by all accounts this was a tense session yesterday at the white house, both sides losing patience a bit. this was the longest white house session yet and still no progress to report. president obama will sit down with republicans again today, after a contentious meeting on wednesday. aides close to the debt ceiling negotiations say when house majority leader eric cantor pressed for a short term deal the president said "enough is enough. we have to be willing to compromise," and then ended the meeting. lawmakers have less than three weeks to get a deal done. federal reserve chairman ben bernanke says if the debt limit isn't raised by august 2nd -- >> there would have to be significant cuts in social security, medicare, milit
's get over to betty nguyen who is filling in for jeff glor who like you've seen a few moments ago is over in london. betty good morning to you. >> good morning to you. >>> the last serb yab war crimes fugitive goran hadzic was captured. the former leader of the rebel serbs is wanted for alleged crimes against humanity. his arrest along with ratko mladic launches the arrest for the region. >>> a famine in east africa killed tens of thousands of people. thousands more are starving due to one of the worst droughts in 50 years. the u.n. warns the crisis may spread and some 10 million people need aid. >>> 75 former nfl players are suing the nfl over brain injuries claiming that the league intentionally concealed the harmful effects of concussions for 90 years, according to the website tmz. the lawsuit alleges the nfl knew as early as the 1920s about the trauma of concussions but hid the information until last year. the league admits concussions can lead to dementia, memory loss. >>> search and rescue efforts to find one or more hikers in yosemite national park resumes at light this mor
'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. congress has raised the debt ceiling 102 times since 1917, including ten times in the last decade alone but this time is proving to be the most difficult and politically divisive. president obama and congressional leaders will talk again today after a rare sunday night meeting. the two sides have yet to agree on the size of a deal or what it will entail. joel brown is in washington with more. good morning. >> good morning to you. sunday night's session at the white house lasted about 75 minutes and we're told president obama used much of that time remaking his case for a bigger deal on the debt limit. this morning, though, still no agreement, except to keep talking. president obama plans to sit down with congressional leaders today and every day until a debt deal gets done. the sides met in a rare sunday night session but reportedly made very little progress, if any. the president once lawmakers to accept a $4 trillion deficit reduction plan but republicans rejecting all tax hikes associated with it, instead pushing for smaller $2 trillion measure. >>
in for betty nguyen. there will be no independence day holiday for jurors or anyone else for that matter at the casey anthony trial for anyone else in floor. there were fireworks yesterday, the judge stopped the trial and had words with casey anthony's trial and others for taking swipes at each other. >> i assume that you are all professionals, so maybe i am misinformed when i think you will follow the law. i'm beginning to see that orders or anything else may not mean a hill of a bean to any of you. >> so the jury will be back in court this morning, and prosecutors will get one last shot at rebutting closing arguments by the defense. karen brown reports. >> reporter: casey anthony's defense spent its final hours in front of the jury trying to convince them there is not enough evidence to convict her of murder. >> the reason you don't have that evidence that they're desperately trying to find is because it's an unprovable case. >> reporter: in their closing arguments, they tried to discredit the state's charge that the 25-year-old suffocated her 2-year-old daughter with duct tape and chl
joining us. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. we begin in grand rapids, michigan this morning. the city was paralyzed for hours thursday, a murder shooting spree led to a wild chase say the original seven victims -- ended with 34 rodrick dantzler taking his life. >> at the end of the life the suspect chose to put the gun to his head and fired one shot. >> reporter: four people were found dead in one home and three others in this house across town. two of the victims were children. at one point police shut down an interstate. they say dantzler fired during the chase. >> started firing out the window towards our car and kind of ducked down and the police continued chasing him. >> reporter: two people were hit, they were not seriously injured. police cordoned off the neighborhood near a small lake. >> actually saw him down by the lake behind the apartment complex and they were chasing him back that way. >> reporter: the three hostages were not harmed in the standoff. dantzler previously served time for felony assault, released from michigan's prison system in 2005. this morning g
pinkston in for betty nguyen. the story that's not news to beau of you, the hot, hot, hot weather. the blistering heat wave that hit the east coast will stay there through much of the weekend, the heat warnings and advisory cover an area from the central united states to the east coast, from carolinas to maine. triple digit temperatures are in many cities. if it's as hot as forecasters predict, today will be the hottest two-day stretch in this country since 1950. 22 deaths are blamed on the weather. it's not just the heat, it's the humidity and air quality making it so dangerous. more now from dean reynolds. >> reporter: the nation's weather is worse than hot, it's potentially lethal, with 30 states and the district of columbia under heat advisories, watches, or warnings, the death toll is expected to rise. >> heat waves by far on average each year kill more people than all other weather phenomena combined. that means hurricanes, tornadoes, lightning strikes, and floods. 1500 people per year. >> the persistent high humidity and winds are keeping the hot unhealthy air from moving o
>>> good morning, everyone, on this independence day. good to see you. i'm terrell brown in for betty nguyen. there will be no independence day holiday for jurors or anyone else at the casey anthony trial for anyone else. there were fireworks yesterday, the judge had to stop for -- >> i assume you were all professionals. i'm beginning to see that orders or anything else may not mean a hill of a bean to any of you. >> so the jury will be back in court this morning, and prosecutors will get one last shot closing arguments by the defense. karen brown reports. >> reporter: casey anthony's defense spent its final hours in front of the jury trying to convince them there is not enough evidence to convict her of murder. >> the reason you don't have that evidence that they're desperately trying to find is because it's an unprovable case. >> reporter: they tried to discredit the charge she tried to suffocate her 2-year-old daughter. then they tried to pinpoint her father. they were not allowed to bring up allegations that he molested his daughter as an explanation of her bizarre behavior becaus
years ago. trebek is expected to be in a cast six weeks. >>> you might get some money back. betty nguyen explains, it's because congress couldn't agree on a plan to keep the faa running. >>> the friendly skies aren't so welcoming right now. as of last friday, the federal aviation administration has been on a partial shutdown. and as a result, the taxes they normally collect on airfares are on hold. but instead of passing that savings onto the consumer, in the form of ticket prices, most airlines have raised their fees to make up the difference. >> instead of helping the people, they are just looking out for themselves. >> reporter: transportation secretary ray lahood agrees. >> average citizens who are planning family vacations on airlines, can little afford to pay an additional cost on their ticket. >> and those additional costs are adding up to big profits. $200 million a week, from the extra $2 on every ticket sold. a few aren't raising fares. alaska, hawaiian and spirit, who even started a website called don't tax me bro to encourage everyone to fight the increase. but not everyone i
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